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Douglas County, Oregon
Part of the Genealogy
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October 18, 2015
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"Douglas County was named
for U.S. Senator Stephen A. Douglas,
Abraham Lincolnís opponent in the
presidential election of 1860 and an
ardent congressional advocate for
Oregon. Douglas County was created in
1852 from the portion of Umpqua County
which lay east of the Coast Range
summit. In 1862, Douglas County
absorbed what remained of Umpqua
County." Oregon Blue Book
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Diamond Lake & Mt.
Photo courtesy of Gary Halvorson,
Oregon State Archives
Some early records for Douglas County
may be found in the defunct Umpqua
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